Vuvuzela frenzy: Now embedded in YouTube. Sigh.

YouTube is the latest to join the world-wide frenzy over the vuvuzela. The South Africa instrument’s distinctive drone can now be heard by any curious football World Cup fanatics when they click a newly-placed football-shaped button, found in the bottom right corner of all YouTube video frames.

Upon clicking the obscurely placed button, a loud blast from a vuvuzela hits unsuspecting viewers like a 90th minute winner for Team USA. YouTube were so proud of their addition that they tweeted it to the world with,

“Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz #vuvuzela” – @Youtube

Google early this month also incorporated a vuvuzela into Street View. That familiar and distinctive orange-coloured little Street View pegman can now be found holding a red vuvuzela.

And Finally, for those who aren’t fans of the plastic trumpet, a special site has been created just for you. allows you to experience the nuances of the melodic Vuvuzela by playing the constant sound wherever you browse the web.

It seems as the though the footy is not the only topic on World Cup minds.  Loved and despised, two things are for certain: the first being that the World Cup is just about to get whole lot more interesting and the second being, “ =====<() BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAP”.



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